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Flanked by Buddhist monks, the Dalai Lama, 84, greets visitors in September at a prayer ceremony at his monastery in Dharamsala, India. NPR hide caption

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Who Will Decide On The Dalai Lama's Successor — His Supporters Or Beijing?

"The Dalai Lama's reincarnation is a civilizational struggle between China and Tibetans over who controls Tibetan Buddhism," says Amitabh Mathur, a former Indian government adviser on Tibetan affairs.

Lara Maiklem searches for treasures along the foreshore of the Thames. Courtesy of Lara Maiklem hide caption

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London's 'Mudlark' Pulls Treasure From The Thames

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Authorities perform an active shooter drill at Park High School on April 27, 2018 in Livingston, Mont. Some experts question the methods of active shooter drills. William Campbell/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Experts Worry Active Shooter Drills In Schools Could Be Traumatic For Students

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Who Will Decide On The Dalai Lama's Successor — His Supporters Or Beijing?

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Howard Weistling created his comic book A Western out of cigarette wrappers and flattened soup cans while he was a prisoner of war in Germany during World War II. Morgan Weistling/Morgan Weistling hide caption

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'Like Getting My Father Back': WWII POW's Art Returned To His Family

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Scientists on the research vessel Akademik Fedorov spent a week or so setting up a network of scientific monitoring equipment up to about 25 miles from the MOSAiC ship. Ravenna Koenig/NPR hide caption

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Studying The Ripple Effects Of Shrinking Arctic Sea Ice

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